Find the best of DC, Maryland and Virginia Theatre, Music and Dance Performances, Museums, Galleries, Classes in The Arts, and more at CultureCapital.com. Search here by date, range of dates, locality and interest, and choose from among 300 arts presenters throughout the Metro DC region. There are even categories for Festivals, Food, Lectures, Films, Free and Family Events!
The REACH Opening FestivalThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22 Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.
Tue. Oct 15 LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.
An Evening with Audra McDonaldCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28 McDonald performs her trademark mix of hits from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
David SedarisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15 Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
Mariinsky Ballet: PaquitaThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13 Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.
Sep. 17 – 29 To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
1 Henry IVFolger Theatre
Sep. 17 – Oct. 13 Honor is a two-edged sword.
Cirque MeiCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.
National Philharmonic: Eroica & BeethovenStrathmore
Sep. 21 – 22 “Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
The Four Italian TenorsCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5
Broadway Center Stage: FootlooseThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 9 – 13
Washington Performing Arts: Chick Corea TrilogyStrathmore
Wed. Oct 30
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Renée Fleming VOICES: Gavin CreelThe Kennedy Center
Thu. Oct 3
Joe Chambers, M'BoomThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Oct 4
Washington Performing Arts: Pink MartiniThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Oct 13
National Philharmonic: ARRIVAL FROM SWEEDEN. The Music of ABBAStrathmore
Sat. Nov 2
India.Arie: The Worthy TourStrathmore
Fri. Oct 11
Washington Performing Arts: Melbourne SymphonyThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Oct 16
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3